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Mat 1 Certification BUNDLE

This Mat One course is the foundation to begin Tri-plane Pilates and prepares students for Reformer 1 and 2 courses. Learn much more than just memorization of a manual. Learn how to instruct as a critical-thinking trainer who is capable of understanding the anatomy of a particular exercise and the purpose of each movement. Students can expect to leave with an improved understanding of "nontraditional" Mat One exercises and how to apply them in a multi-level class setting. A 2-year certification and a pre-requisite to Reformer 1 and 2. <b>All pre-requisites for this course are bundled in!</b>

CEC NAFC: 2.80    NESTA: 2.80    ACE: 2.80    AFAA: 13.00    Valid for 24 months    

Price: $547.00

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  • Learn how to recognize posture deviations and experience that it all starts from the floor and the kinetic chain.
  • Know the difference between why we do not start lying on the mat, like traditional Pilates, which can be dangerous for many students with back pain or injuries, and why we start with standing functional tri-plane movements to activate all core muscles.
  • Learn all the 'essential' movements and exercises to be a truly a fantastic trainer.
  • Learn the importance of breath control with all three planes of movement to achieve completely different results.

Included in Bundle: Anatomy & Physiology, Pre-Pilates

Includes the following

Mat 1 Certification
In this Mat Level I course students develop, execute and teach the historic exercises of Pilates’ Matwork training. Specific instruction on modifications and adjustments, as well as safety and teaching strategies are detailed. Through the education gained in this course, students are able to teach a variety of exercises that can be adapted for practically any level client. 
Anatomy and Physiology Module

NAFC's newly updated Anatomy and Physiology course presents essential knowledge which all Health and Fitness professionals should have an understanding of. Students will leave with an improved grasp of fundamental anatomy and physiology as they pertain to their clients and to real movement patterns.

Pilates Coach: Foundations of Movement Workshop

Foundations of Movement covers the Principles and Movement Principles of the Pilates method along with the 'Basic Exercise Movements' that are the foundation of the method. The course provides a strong foundation for matwork training which is necessary to not only understand but to also teach Pilates exercise classes that can be introduced in group exercise, small group training and one-on-one training situations. This course offers an overview of the anatomy and physiology knowledge necessary to teach Pilates successfully.